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November 25, 2019, 6:00 PM

SERMON SEEDS FOR WEEK OF 11/25/19


SERMON SEEDS

R25 – THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 25, 2019

 

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LUKE 1 – LUKE PREPARES US FOR CHRISTMAS

5 Part Series – But each outline can be used as an individual sermon.

WEEK 1 – A RIGHTEOUS PAIR

LUKE 1:5-35

 

Zacharias and Elizabeth were righteous people (Vs. 6). They teach those of us who are righteous in Christ some very important lessons.

 

RIGHTEOUS PEOPLE DO NOT LIVE IN IDEAL SITUATIONS - Vss. 5-7

They were righteous, but still suffered from not being able to have children.

 

RIGHTEOUS PEOPLE ENJOY GOD'S PERFECT TIMING - Vss. 8-10

John the Baptist would arrive in God's perfect time.

Zacharias took his turn in the temple at God's perfect time. It is possible that this was the only time that Zacharias ever had this assignment.

 

RIGHTEOUS PEOPLE ARE SURPRISED BY GOD - Vss. 11-17

Zacharias was given a tremendous promise of a son who would be the forerunner to the Messiah.

God often surprises us with special blessings and responsibilities.

 

RIGHTEOUS PEOPLE ARE NOT PERFECT - Vs. 18

Zacharias doubted Gabriel's promise.

 

RIGHTEOUS PEOPLE ARE DISCIPLINED BY GOD - Vss. 19-22

Zacharias was silenced because of his doubt.

 

RIGHTEOUS PEOPLE RECEIVE THE FULLNESS OF GOD'S PROMISES - Vss. 23-25

Elizabeth became pregnant.

 

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WEEK #2 - MESSENGER SERVICE

Luke 1:26-38

 

GABRIEL'S DESTINATION - Vss. 26-27

 

GABRIEL'S DECLARATION - Vs. 28-33

Mary would be mother of the Messiah.

 

GABRIEL'S DESCRIPTION - Vss. 34-37

Gabriel described how Mary could become pregnant without having sexual relationship with a man.

 

GABRIEL'S DELIGHT - Vs. 38

Gabriel had witnessed Zachariah's unbelief (Vs. 18). He must have been delighted with Mary's simple faith.

 

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WEEK #3 - MARY'S SONG

Luke 1:39-56

 

Mary had just been told that she would be the mother of the Messiah.

She decided to visit her cousin, Elizabeth, who was pregnant with John the Baptist.

 

AFFIRMATION THROUGH ELIZABETH - Vss. 39-45

The words of Elizabeth confirmed the message of Gabriel.

 

APPRECIATION BY MARY - Vss. 46-50

Mary gave a statement of praise.

 

ACTION BY GOD - Vss. 51-56

Mary talked of God's activity in behalf of Israel.

 

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WEEK #4 - EXCITEMENT IN THE HILLS

Luke 1:57-79

 

Zacharias and Elizabeth lived in the hill country of Judah. When John the Baptist was born there was excitement in the hills.

 

A CELEBRATION - Vss. 57-58

 

A CONTROVERSY - Vss. 59-63

 

A CONFIRMATION - Vss. 64-66

 

A CONCERT - Vss. 67-79

Praise - Vss. 67-69

Promise - Vss. 70-75

Prediction (Prophecy) - Vss. 76-79

 

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WEEK #5 - BLESSING IN BETHLEHEM

TEXT - Luke 2:1-20

 

MOVEMENT TO BETHLEHEM - Vss. 1-5

MOMENT OF BIRTH - Vss. 6-7

MARVEL OF ANNOUNCEMENT - Vss. 8-14

METHOD OF CELEBRATION - Vss. 15-20

 

 

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LUKE 1:26-56 – JOURNEY OF FAITH

JOURNEYS WITH MARY – LESSON 1 OF 4

A COMPLETE BIBLE LESSON

 

  • What is the most significant journey or trip you have ever made, and why was it significant?
  • Why do journeys need not be long in order to be significant?
  • The most significant step of faith you ever took was to trust Jesus as your Savior.  Name another step of faith that God has led you to take.
  • How is doing something by faith a “journey”?

 

As we approach the Christmas holiday we want to examine the four journeys that Mary made found in Luke 1-2.  They are:

  1. The Journey of Faith – Luke 1:26-56
  2. The Journey of Fruition – Luke 2:1-20
  3. The Journey of Fulfillment – Luke 2:21-39
  4. The Journey towards the Future – Luke 2:40-52

 

The first journey that Mary made was from Nazareth to “the hill country”.  For her it was a journey of faith, accepting what she had been told by the Angel Gabriel as true.  So often our journeys in this life are journeys of faith. We must take God at His word, and move forward believing that what He has said is true.

MARY’S CONVERSATION – Vss. 26-37

  • Vs. 26 - Nazareth was not the “garden spot” of Israel.  In fact, it is not even mentioned in the Old Testament.  It was a mixed city, of Jews, Gentiles, and soldiers.  The city did not have a good reputation.
  • Vs. 27 – How do you think Mary was like thousands of other poor teenage girls that lived in Israel at the time?
  • Vs. 28 – Why do you think Gabriel greeted Mary the way he did? 
  • Notice that Mary was blessed “among” women, not “above” women.  How do some people wrongly view Mary?  How should we rightly view Mary?
  • Vs. 29 – What troubled Mary?
  • Vs. 30 – Mary wasn’t to fear, but to be assured that she had found favor with God. How have we Christians found favor with God?  Why is faith necessary to enjoy that favor?
  • Vss. 31-32 – How was Jesus great?  Notice His deity.  When does He get the throne?
  • Vs. 34 – Do you think Mary’s question was a question of doubt or simply trying to understand?  Why?
  • Vss. 35-37 – How was Mary’s pregnancy different from Elizabeth’s pregnancy?  How were they similar?  What was the Angel’s point in mentioning Elizabeth?
  • Vs. 37 – What impossible things have you seen God do?
  • What is the basis for believing that God will do the impossible in our lives?

MARY’S CONFIDENCE – Vss. 38-40

  • Vs. 38 – What was the biggest problem Mary would have had with this pregnancy?
  • Besides Mary’s faith in verse 38 we see her submission. Why do submission and faith go together?
  • Can and should Mary’s faith be duplicated?
  • Vss. 39-40 – How was the journey Mary took an indication of her faith?
  • How will our actions sometimes be an indication of our faith?

MARY’S CONFIRMATION - Vss. 41-45

  • Vss. 39-41 – Mary was to receive confirmation of her faith through the inspired words of Elizabeth. Elizabeth would have known only a little of what was going on. It was the control of the Holy Spirit that allowed her to say what she said.
  • Vss. 42-43 – If you were Mary, how would you have reacted to Elizabeth’s statements?  How do we tell that these statements were prodded by God?
  • Verses 41 and 44 are fulfillments of the promise given in verse 15.
  • Vs. 45 - Why do you think God gave this confirmation to Mary?
  • What are some ways in which God confirms our faith?

 

4. MARY’S CONCERT – Vss. 46-56

  • Vs. 46 – What specific reasons did Mary have for magnifying the Lord?  What reasons do we have?
  • Vs. 47 – This verse tells us that Mary was not sinless, as some think.  Why is it important to rejoice in the God of salvation rather than in salvation itself?
  • Vs. 48 - We know why generations have called Mary “blessed”.  In what ways is a believer “blessed”?
  • Vs. 49 – Notice that we praise God for the same two reasons that are mentioned here.
  • Vs. 50 – Who are those who fear him from generation to generation?
  • The statements made in verses 51 through 55 were certainly true in the past.  However, they are probably prophecies stated in the past tense. They are as good as done.
  • How have each of the prophecies in these verses been fulfilled or how will they be fulfilled by Jesus?
  • What lessons about faith have you learned from Mary?

 

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LUKE 2:1-20 – JOURNEY OF FRUITION

JOURNEYS WITH MARY - Lesson #2 of 4

A COMPLETE BIBLE LESSON

 

  • What are you looking forward to come to pass?
  • Why is it difficult to wait for God to work?
  • How is waiting on God like waiting for a baby to be born?
  • Can you think of examples in the Scriptures of God doing what He had promised?

 

We continue our “Journeys with Mary” in Luke 1-2.  Last time we saw Mary’s “Journey of Faith” to see Elizabeth after the angel’s announcement of Jesus’ birth. This week we see God doing as He promised after a “Journey of Fruition”.

THE REASONS FOR TRAVEL - Vss. 1-5,  Micah 5:2

  • Micah 5:2 - But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.
  • Micah tells us that Bethlehem was small and insignificant.
  • How should the smallness of Bethlehem encourage us when we feel small and insignificant?
  • What does Micah teach us about Jesus?  How should these insights influence our daily walk?
  • Vs. 1 - Caesar Augustus (Octavian) was the nephew of Julius Caesar, and even worshipped as a god.  Under him, Rome’s strength was established and there was a long peace in which much building was done.
  • It is ironic that one who allowed himself worship, was in reality a pawn in the hands of God.  How is that evident, comparing Luke 2:1-2 with Micah 5:2
  • Vss. 3-5 – Through no planning of his own, Joseph helps to fulfill prophecy.  What should we realize when circumstances force us into unexpected situations?  Romans 8:28
  • When the 80 mile journey began, Mary was very pregnant.  We do not know if she rode on a donkey or walked.  Either way of travel would have been grueling.
  • Humanly speaking, what would Mary’s concerns have been?
  • Humanly speaking, what would Joseph’s concerns have been?
  • What were Mary and Joseph’s comforts on this journey?

THE REALITY OF CHRIST’S BIRTH – Vss. 6-7

  • Notice that this baby was right on time, because He was born on God’s timetable.  How should we strive to be on God’s timetable?
  • Inns in those days were very crude. Not even a simple room in an inn was available, so Jesus was born where they kept the animals.  Sanitary conditions were bad.
  • The birth of Jesus was difficult for Mary and for Joseph. In spite of the pain, the cold, and the unsanitary conditions, this birth was an astounding moment in history.  Why?
  • How could the birth of Jesus be actually shocking for the angels to behold?
  • Warren Wiersbe pointed out that Bethlehem means “House of Bread” and that it was fitting that the “Bread of Life” was born there.

THE REPORT OF ANGELS - Vss. 8-14

  • Vs. 8 – Shepherds of that day were social outcasts, and considered to be dishonest.  Being a shepherd was a humble job.
  • Why do you think that God chose to report the Good News of Jesus’ birth to shepherds?
  • Vs. 9 – What were some of the thoughts that probably ran through the shepherd’s minds when the angel appeared?
  • Vs. 10 – In what ways have you seen God turn fear into joy? 
  • Why is it comforting that the birth of Jesus is for all people?
  • Vs. 11 – The most important word in this verse is “savior”.  Why was the birth of a savior such good news?
  • Two other words are used to describe Jesus, “Christ” and “Lord”.  How should these words impact your life?
  • Vs. 12 – I guarantee that there wasn’t another baby in any manger in Bethlehem wrapped in swaddling clothes (pieces of cloth) that evening. The shepherds would not be able to miss Him!
  • Vs. 13 – A multitude was a number too large to even begin to count.  Why do you think God sent such a large “choir”?
  • Vs. 14 – Why was God to be glorified?
  • How was the birth of Jesus an expression of “peace and good will toward men”?

THE REPORT OF SHEPHERDS – Vss. 15-18

  • Vs. 15 – Why should the shepherds be commended?
  • Vs. 16 – Do you think the shepherds reported what they saw to Mary and Joseph?  Why?

 

  • Vs. 17 – What motivated the shepherds to witness? Why was it not hard for them to witness?
  • What should motivate us to witness?
  • Vs. 18 – Why did the shepherds’ report get the response that it did?
  • How might our witness for Christ cause others to marvel or wonder?

THE REFLECTIONS OF MARY – Vs. 19

  • How was Mary’s heart a treasure chest?
  • Why should we treasure and reflect on the things that God has done for us?
  • How will God’s Word help in this process?

THE REJOICING OF BELIEVERS – Vs. 20

  • What specific things that the shepherds had heard and seen caused them to glorify and praise God?
  • What specific things that you have heard and seen lately cause you to glorify and praise God.
  • What does this verse tell you about God’s Word?

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LUKE 1:26-28, MATTHEW 1:18-25 – GODLY PARENTS

LIFE OF CHRIST #2 of 60

I am going to make a bold assumption.  I’m going to give you the benefit of any doubt and assume that you are in church because at some level you want to be godly. And if you want to be godly in general, it would follow that you would want to be a godly parent in particular.

 

We need role models to be godly parents.  The Bible introduces us to people who are role models as godly parents.

 

This week we are about to meet up with Mary and Joseph as they find out that they are going to be the earthly parents of our Lord Jesus Christ.  We will view the announcements made to each of them concerning the birth God’s Son, and in doing so we will also discover the qualities each one had that made them a godly parent.  Even if you are not a parent now, these same qualities will also help you to be a godly individual.   

 

Let’s begin by looking at Mary, the mother of our Lord.

Our text is Luke 1:26-38.

 

Vs. 26 – Gabriel is only one of two angels mentioned by name in Scripture.  The other is Michael the Archangel.  Gabriel seems to be God’s messenger. He had appeared to Daniel, and more recently to Zecharias.  It was in the sixth month of the miraculous pregnancy of Elizabeth, the aged mother of John the Baptist.

 

Gabriel was sent to Nazareth, a little known hole in the wall town in Galilee.  In fact, Nazareth is never mentioned in the Old Testament. This city housed a conglomerate of Jews, Gentiles, and Roman soldiers.

 

You would think that an angel sent from God would appear to someone who was well known and in the limelight.  Not so!

 Vs. 27 - Gabriel was sent to a young teenage girl, a virgin, who was just like thousands of other teenage peasant girls in Palestine at that time.  Their plan was to marry young, have lots of children, raise them and eventually die.  Not much excitement.

 

Mary was espoused to a man named Joseph, who was a descendent of David.  Joseph and Mary had already made vows to each other.  Usually within a year of the vows, Joseph would come for Mary. There would be a wedding celebration and they would consummate the marriage. 

 

They were considered married although they were not yet living together.  To break this commitment required a divorce.

 

Now, let’s consider the first quality that helped make Mary a Godly parent.

 

SHE LISTENED

 

Vs. 28 – The word “hail” can be translated “rejoice”!

Mary was to rejoice because she was highly favored and blessed among women.

The reason is obvious.  Only one woman throughout the earth’s history and could be chosen as the mother of Israel’s Messiah, the Son of God!

 

This doesn’t mean that Mary was sinless, but she was special and certainly had a heart for God.

 

And let me remind you that you are special this morning.

You are special because you either are or can become a “child of God”.  That makes you special and highly favored. John 1:12, Ephesians 1:6

 

Vs. 29 – Mary was a close listener.  Not only would she have been unnerved by the appearance of a stranger, but she paid attention enough to know that what he was saying was significant.  She simply wondered what he meant by the saying.

 

Vs. 30 – Now if an any angel appeared to you, would you think yourself in trouble?  “Oh no! What did I do now?”

God quelled any fears Mary may have had.  “Don’t be afraid, Mary, you have found favor with God!”

 

Vs. 31 – “Mary you are going to get pregnant.”

              “Mary, it’s a boy!”

              “Mary, name him “Jesus” or “Joshua”.

 

The name “Jesus” means “Savior”.

   

Vss. 32-33 – How great was Jesus?  Just consider the power of His miracles, from feeding 5,000 to raising the dead!  

 

He would be called the “Son of the Highest” because He is!

 

And the throne is coming when He again comes to earth!

He will than reign over Israel, and there will no end to His kingdom!

 

Vs. 34 – Mary is listening.  You can tell she’s listening. She does not doubt, but, she is thinking.  She asks the obvious question “How can this be, since I am not having a sexual relationship with a man?”

 

All through her life, Mary listened.

First she listened to the angel, later she listened to her Son.

She paid attention when he spoke!

The bottom line is that Mary listened for the voice of God!

 

If you are going to be a godly parent, you need to listen as well! 

First, you need to listen to God in prayer and through His word.  You can’t be a good parent unless you have God’s guidance! Psalm 127:1

 

Also, you need to learn to listen to your children!

You can only lead a child correctly if you take time to listen when they speak.   

 

SHE LEARNED

 

Instead of fretting or being distracted by the sheer enormity of what she had been told, Mary sought to learn.

 

Vs. 35 – Mary was told that the work of conception would be done by the Holy Spirit.

 

She was also told that the “power of the highest” would overshadow her. That means that the same presence of God that was in the tabernacle and in the temple in the “holy of holies” would come upon her.

 

Please note that the baby was “holy”.

This baby was entirely set apart for God.

This baby had no sin and no sin nature!

 

This baby would have been known as the Son of God because He was and is!

 

Vs. 36 - To give further proof, the angel told Mary that her barren cousin, Elizabeth, was pregnant.  That was proof of the power of God, and that what Gabriel was saying was the truth.

 

Mary was learning!

She absorbed these things and tried to understand them to the best of her ability.

Mary would go on to learn more about her Son, as he was growing up, as He ministered and as He died on the cross.

Mary meditated on the things she heard. Luke 2:19

Luke 2:19 - But Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her heart.

 

We too, need to learn from God, as we listen to Him.

We too, need to learn about our children so that we understand them.

As parents, we should ask God for the wisdom to understand our children.   

 

SHE LEANED

 

Vs. 37 – This is a powerful reminder.

 

THERE IS NOTHING IMPOSSIBLE WITH GOD!

There is not one thing that God can not do.

When He makes a promise, He keeps it.

When we pray by faith He answers.

If nothing is impossible God, then there should be only one source of power in our lives – HIM!

We are to lean on Him in faith. That’s what Mary did.

 

Vs. 38 – First Mary yielded herself to God.

              She was God’s “handmaid”, a female slave.

 

Be it unto me according to thy Word - She was willing to accept whatever God had planned for her life and lean on Him through it.

 

This was not something to be taken lightly.

Many would be the times of misunderstanding, people not believing that she was really the Messiah’s mother.

Many would be the times of sorrow, especially at the cross.

 

Being a parent to a martyr would not be easy.

Being the parent of the sinless son of God, who was martyred, would be extremely agonizing.

 

Mary accepted the role God had for her and leaned on Him.

Have you accepted the role God has for you as a parent?

Do you have a particularly trying child?

There is only one place to go, and that’s to the Lord!

Lean on Him. It’s the only way Godly parents make it through.

 

Now turn please to Matthew 1:18-25.

Here we see the other Godly parent, Jesus’ stepfather, Joseph.  We learn from Him as well.

 

JOSEPH WAS RIGHTEOUS

 

Vs. 18 – The Holy Spirit had done His work, as promised.

 

Mary was discovered to be pregnant.

The news came out, probably in a hush, Mary was pregnant!

 

Vs. 19 – Joseph knew that he wasn’t the father. Mary had been away visiting her cousin Elizabeth… Perhaps when she was away…

Joseph, who loved Mary, would have been devastated.

 

He was a just or righteous man, he would divorce her.

He was a righteous man, he would do it quietly so as not to publicly embarrass her.

He was a righteous man, he would do what was right, kindly!

 

He would quietly grant her a divorce, and go his own way, devastated.

 

Joseph was a righteous parent.

A parent should always do what is right!

If a child needs to be corrected, we should correct the child. Proverbs 22:15, Proverbs 22:26

 

Remember however, part of being righteous is being kind.

A parent who only knows how to criticize and correct will harm the child.  

A righteous parent will encourage, because that’s part of righteousness.

A righteous parent will express love, because that’s part of being a righteous parent.

A righteous parent will forgive, because that’s part of being a righteous parent.

 

JOSEPH WAS RECEPTIVE

 

Like Mary Joseph was open to what would say to Him.

He was planning to do what was right and what was kind.

 

Vs. 20 – Joseph had a dream. It was the first of a few.

 

Joseph was told not to be afraid to take Mary as His wife.

Joseph was told that the Holy Spirit of God was responsible for the birth.

He was let in on the secret.

 

Vs. 21 – Joseph was told the name of the boy, “Jesus”.

              The name means “savior”. It was the name of the general who saved his people by leading them to military victories as the land of Canaan was conquered.

 

Joseph was told why the name would be Jesus.  He would save his people from their sins.

That’s why Jesus came. He came to die for us that we might have forgiveness and everlasting life.

 

Vss. 22-23 – Matthew tells us more.  He tells us that the birth of Jesus was the fulfilling of prophecy. He tells us that this prophecy in Isaiah 7:14 says that Jesus would be called “Emmanuel” or “God with us.”

 

Please note that Joseph was given new information and he was receptive.  He was willing to have his mind changed by the facts.

 

This is a good lesson for us who would be Godly parents.

Sometimes your children will give you more information and will want you to change your mind.

Sometimes God will show you that your child is right and that you are wrong and will want you to change your mind.

There are times when a receptive parent will change his or her opinion because it is right!

 

JOSEPH WAS RESPONSIVE

 

Vss. 24-25 - Joseph did what he was told.

He responded immediately in obedience and took Mary to be his wife.

God did not have speak twice or twist his arm. Joseph acted.

 

Good parents are responsive parents.

They do what is right, when God shows them what is right.

They act in obedience to God.

There is no better role model for a child than a parent who is obedient to God and will obey no matter what the cost.

 

The birth announcement was given to two Godly parents.

 

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ISAIAH 9:6 – OUR WONDERFUL LORD – 4 PART SERIES

 

Isaiah 9:6

WONDERFUL!

#1 of 4 - OUR WONDERFUL LORD

 

Isaiah 9:6 - For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

 

As we approach another Christmas we turn to the prophecy concerning the Lord Jesus, and the five qualities that refer to Him found in our text. In this message we consider two of the qualities, Wonderful, and "The everlasting Father".

 

JESUS WAS WONDERFUL IN HEAVEN WHERE HE WAS ACTIVE

Before He came to earth he was "The everlasting Father" or "Father of Eternity".

He is eternal, having always existed. Consider John 1:1-5, Hebrews 1:1-4, Colossians 1:15-18

 

JESUS WAS WONDERFUL IN BETHLEHEM WHERE HE ARRIVED

Luke 2:1-20

 

JESUS WAS WONDERFUL ON EARTH WHERE HE ASSOCIATED WITH MEN

John 1:14

 

JESUS WAS WONDERFUL WHERE HE ATONED FOR OUR SINS

Romans 5:6-9, 1 Peter 1:18-19

 

JESUS WAS WONDERFUL AT THE TOMB WHERE HE AROSE FROM THE DEAD

1 Corinthians 15:3-4, 20, Luke 24

 

JESUS IS WONDERFUL IN HEAVEN WHERE HE ANTICIPATES HIS RETURN

Psalm 110:1, Acts 1:10-11

 

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Isaiah 9:6

COUNSELLOR!

#2 of 4 of OUR WONDERFUL LORD

 

Isaiah 9:6 - For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

 

Jesus showed himself to be the "counselor" as he walked this earth. He spoke with authority on many things, including:

 

JESUS COUNSELS US CONCERNING THE NEW BIRTH - JOHN 3:1-8 - RELATIONSHIP

In order to spend eternity in we must be born into the family of God.

This gives us a Father-son relationship with God. John 1:12-13

 

JESUS COUNSELS US CONCERNING THE BREAD OF LIFE - JOHN 6:35- 47-48, 53-58 - RECEPTION

When we receive Jesus as our Savior we eat His flesh and drink His blood. John 6:53

 

JESUS COUNSELS US CONCERNING THE LIVING WATER - John 7:37-40 - RESOURCE

The resource that we receive when we are saved is the Holy Spirit. John 14:16-18, 16:8-15

 

JESUS COUNSELS US CONCERNING THE SHEEP AND THE SHEPHERD - John 10:9-11, 27-29 - RESPONSIBILITIES

Jesus is responsible to take of us as the Good Shepherd.

We are responsible to believe on Him and to follow Him.

 

JESUS COUNSELS US CONCERNING THE VINE AND THE BRANCHES - John 15:1-16 - RECIPROCITY

He will abide in us as we abide in Him

 

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Isaiah 9:6

MIGHTY GOD!

#3 of 4 of OUR WONDERFUL LORD

 

Isaiah 9:6 - For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

 

JESUS WAS MIGHTY IN SUPPLY

He supplied food for the hungry. Mark 6:35-44, 8:1-9

He supplied fish for the fishermen. Luke 5:4-11, John 21:1-11

He supplies rest for the weary. Matthew 11:28-30

 

JESUS WAS MIGHTY IN STRENGTH

He calmed the sea. Mark 4:35-41

He cast out demons. Mark 5:1-20

He raised the dead. Mark 5:35-43, John 11:33-44

 

JESUS WAS MIGHTY IN SACRIFICE

Isaiah 53, Philippians 2:5-11

 

JESUS WAS MIGHTY IN SUPERIORITY

The Transfiguration - Mark 9:1-8

The Resurrection - Matthew 28

 

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Isaiah 9:6

PRINCE OF PEACE

#4 of 4 of OUR WONDERFUL LORD

 

Isaiah 9:6 - For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

 

JESUS GIVES US THE PEACE OF SALVATION - Luke 2:10-14, Romans 5:1

 

JESUS GIVES US THE PEACE OF SECURITY - Hebrews 7:24-25

 

JESUS GIVES US THE PEACE OF SUPPLICATION

He prays for us. 1 John 2:1-2

We are to pray to Him. Philippians 4:6-7

 

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